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(1):

(n.) A narrow piece of scenery used to join together two flats or wings of an interior setting.

(2):

(n.) A projecting or retreating part in something; any irregularity of line or surface, as in a wall.

(3):

(v. t.) To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.

(4):

(v. t.) To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.

(5):

(v. i.) To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.

(6):

(v. t.) To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.

(7):

(n.) The means whereby the meeting surfaces of pieces in a structure are secured together.

(8):

(n.) The space between the adjacent surfaces of two bodies joined and held together, as by means of cement, mortar, etc.; as, a thin joint.

(9):

(n.) A plane of fracture, or divisional plane, of a rock transverse to the stratification.

(10):

(n.) Any one of the large pieces of meat, as cut into portions by the butcher for roasting.

(11):

(n.) The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction as, a joint between two pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe.

(12):

(a.) Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond.

(13):

(a.) Joined; united; combined; concerted; as joint action.

(14):

(n.) A place of low resort, as for smoking opium.

(15):

(v. t.) To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.

(16):

(n.) The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations; as, a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg.

(17):

(a.) United, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; joint debtor, etc.

(18):

(n.) A joining of two things or parts so as to admit of motion; an articulation, whether movable or not; a hinge; as, the knee joint; a node or joint of a stem; a ball and socket joint. See Articulation.

(19):

(a.) Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Joint'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​j/joint.html. 1828.
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